Here are the top 10 developments this Wednesday afternoon.
1. 562 positive cases in India. 9 people dead. 40 people have recovered.
2. Second death reported from Delhi yesterday was not due to Covid-19.
3. Kerala (101 cases), Maharashtra (98 cases) & Uttar Pradesh (34 cases) have maximum cases.
4. India goes under complete lockdown for 21 days.
5. Reports of citizens thronging grocery stores across the country.
6. With states sealing borders, long queues of trucks carrying essential commodities seen on highways.
7. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assures people that essential supplies will be made available.
8. Online grocery stores like Grofers, Big Basket too facing logistical problems.
9. Flipkart suspends operations; Amazon suspends sale of non-essentials.
10. Cabinet meeting witnesses social distancing. PM, Ministers sit at a distance.